2020 . 09 . 08
The sweet smell of success: How Bulgaria took the lead in lavender
Bulgaria is vying with France for the lead in the production of lavender. Several times in the past these two countries have alternated in positioning themselves at the top of the ranking of producers of this plant, and recently it seems that Bulgaria has regained the leadership due to a bacterial infection that has bent French crops. Due to the very low-priced labor, Bulgarian lavender can be sold for less than half the price of the French one, however it seems that the latter is of a much higher quality. ..